Enjoy baseball's exhibition season for what it is, a sign the real thing isn't far away. Do not put too much stock in anything that actually happens on the field.
Consider the plight of young John Mitchell in 1973. On the eve of acquiring his driver's license and about to go off to Lake Braddock High School in Annandale, he didn't have a car.
At 11 a.m., the faithful park-goers are in line and eager to get going. The preschool set knows when the train leaves the station on its first run of the day